KATHMANDU, June 29: Qatar Airways has started non-stop flight between Doha and Málaga of Spain from June 13. Issuing a statement on Thursday, Qatar Airways said that the first to Málaga touched down on 13 June at Málaga-Costa del Sol Airport where it was welcomed by a celebratory water cannon salute. According to the statement, Qatar Airways’ new four weekly seasonal services to Málaga will be served with a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, featuring 22 seats in Business Class and 232 seats in Economy Class, until 16 September 2018. “Qatar Airways currently operates direct double-daily flights to Madrid and Barcelona. Passengers on board will be able to enjoy the airline´s superior entertainment system, Oryx One, offering up to 4,000 entertainment options to choose from, according to the statement,” the airline said in a statement. Commenting on the launch of new flight, Qatar Airways Nepal’s Country Manager Jay Prakash Nair said that the airline was truly delighted to launch direct services to Málaga -- the jewel of the Costa del Sol and the airline’s Spanish gateway.